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Leo Tolstoy

Count Lev Nikolayevich Tolstoy; 9 September [O.S. 28 August] 1828 – 20 November [O.S. 7 November] 1910), usually referred to in English as Leo Tolstoy, was a Russian writer who is regarded as one of the greatest authors of all time. He received multiple nominations for the Nobel Prize in Literature every year from 1902 to 1906 and nominations for the Nobel Peace Prize in 1901, 1902, and 1910, and that he never won is a major controversy... Read More

BornLev Nikolaevich Tolstoy
9 September 1828
Yasnaya Polyana, Tula Governorate, Russian Empire
Died20 November 1910 (aged 82)
Astapovo, Ryazan Governorate, Russian Empire
OccupationNovelist, short story writer, playwright, essayist
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